Pentland Javelin is another popular variety, a heavy cropper and resistant to some eelworm
Soil that is infected with the spores of the disease known as Shanking and eelworm
pests should not be used for five years.
Mr Fothergill's (01638 751887) has six to choose from, including Rocket, Kestrel and Maris Piper which are resistant to golden eelworm
, blackleg and blight.
But the best way to banish them for good is to use a naturally-occurring microscopic eelworm
which invades the grubs' bodies and kills them outright.
A THE plant has been attacked by eelworms
that feed within the stems and foliage then overwinter in the dormant buds at the base of the plant.
The first sign of eelworms
, tiny worm-like creatures which burrow into the roots of potatoes, is when plants growing close to each other start dying from the base upwards and the leaves yellow.
Scientists at Bayer CropScience from America, Europe and Asia are combating eelworms
nermatodes that cause enormous harvest losses all over the world.
Some people have even had luck injecting these tiny parasitic eelworms
into the stems of squash plants infested with squash vine borers, and Japanese beetle grubs make fine hosts for nematodes, too.
Sometimes called eelworms
, nematodes are transparent when seen through the microscope (Figure 16-42).
Just one acre of fertile ground can support about 8 million earthworms, 400 million potworms, and 80 billion eelworms
Xinhua said quarantine officials in the city of Anshan in the northeastern province of Liaoning detected the eelworms
on May 28.
When you replant you will need a fresh site as many common strawberry viruses are transmitted by soil pests like eelworms